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Tuesday, December 19th, 2006
2:47 am
[themuskofmusic]
I'm doing a research paper on Detroit graffiti and I was wondering if anyone new of any creditable articles or resources that could help me out. I could really use some more information on the Detroit TRDLs. The Metro Times said Toney "Monkey" Smith was making a documentary about the TRDLs but I couldn't find any more info online.
Tuesday, July 25th, 2006
11:05 pm
[ohboyenjoi]
Does anyone know where you can buy spray can caps in the Detroit area. I heard Purple Haze carried them but that was a while ago...

Current Mood: curious
Friday, January 6th, 2006
1:45 pm
[bonbon1423]
Thursday, January 5th, 2006
7:46 pm
[starlitscarlett]
hey hey, new to the community... i'm a highschool senior from roeper in birmingham and currently taking AP art history. our class went on a field trip to the Detroit Institute of Arts towards the end of november and had this assignment:

"select any work of art that intrigues you. gather information on the selected work and give your personal response to the work."

immediately felt a connection with:

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Violiniste et jeune femme tenant un cahier de musique, Edgar Degas, (70.167) c. 1871


coincidentally, a month later while doing my research i discovered that "violinist and young woman holding a book of music" was voted "greatest hit of the month" for december 2005 at the DIA. art historians spoke about violinist to a group of interested people in one of the museums galleries, and after many google searches in hopes of finding any critiques or analyses on this piece, i'd discovered that not only did i miss a great opportunity but that i couldn't find any discussions of it anywhere on the world wide web.

it would be a really really slim chance for anyone in this community to have been present at said seminar, but any insights from anyone who knows anything at all about the content of this painting would be wonderful, thanks in advance for your help!
Monday, October 31st, 2005
3:24 pm
[p_l_u_g]
SMAsHed!
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train tracks.

Current Mood: artistic
Wednesday, November 3rd, 2004
3:57 pm
[rckstrism]
Just a little up date....

Now that the majority of the "Dodge the Lodge" crap is over, I finally got to check and see if my turtles were still in place. Sadly I have lost my family of turtles. :( It sadden's me. Damn...

But on a great note...
I was driving to the lovely city of Menominee MI, which is on the border of Wisconsin and sits on Green Bay for a youth group (I'm and adult leader) weekend. This is a 10+ hour drive. I drove past a large, and I mean large train yard. I woke up just long enough to focus on them and see a turtle. I scream for my dad to stop and have him pull over. He didn't understand why at the time I got so excited. I told him and he rolled his eyes. I jumped out of the truck and hopped over a ditch. Because of the rain, I slipped and dropped my camera. I cried. Well not really, but I was pretty pissed off. The girls I was with didn't understand what a turtle meant. They are only between the ages of 12-15. But my dad did. It was what I needed to see to make through the weekend far far away from the city I love so very much...

So thank you again....

Current Mood: disappointed
Tuesday, September 21st, 2004
5:43 pm
[rckstrism]
I pass two TURTL's on the way home from work every Saturday and Sunday. I take the Lodge north to 94 west and if you look to your left on the ramp you will see one...

And the other is on your right hand side on 94 just before 96...

They make me smile and not hate my job so much.

It makes me sad to think that I won't see them for a while...

Damn construction...

~Amanda~
Wednesday, September 15th, 2004
10:55 am
[ghost_explosion]
yo
first time poster, long time trtl lover.

even though he confessed...i've actually heard that trtl was created/sprayed by 3 or 4 other people...hence the different spellings, different looking turtles etc. don't know if this is true or not...and supposedly the guy who confessed is also responsible for "dead krackhead" but i also don't know if this is true.

anyway, my favorite turtle is on west warren and 16th, under a viadock. sorry i don't have a picture of it. i'll try to get one. it's 2 trtls colliding in a sea of stars.

Current Mood: curious
Saturday, August 28th, 2004
1:10 pm
[dalailamafarma]
Tuesday, August 10th, 2004
8:44 am
[pacotelic]
strangely parallel
atlfanghost

How many cities have this sort of thing?
Tuesday, May 18th, 2004
3:55 pm
[when2rinlove]
Hey all I'm new here!! Wondered if people still particpate in here!! Well i love the turtle.. Thinking about getting it for a tattoo. Here is one of my favorites.

title or description
Wednesday, March 31st, 2004
3:45 pm
[dethany]
sighting


somewhere off Trumbull i think...

Current Mood: artistic
Friday, February 27th, 2004
1:27 pm
[jungle_addict]
Saturday, February 21st, 2004
12:14 pm
[jungle_addict]
i fucking love that turtl!!
Friday, January 2nd, 2004
9:25 am
[kellyx21]
Click Read more...Collapse ) there. Yeah this was found I don't know by comerica Park I belive. Look close at the sucker. :) I'll take more whenever I go to Detroit [Wanna take me?], since they're everywhere.


Hi, my name is Kelly. :) I'm very nice to people, and I like friends. The end.


--Kelly
Saturday, December 27th, 2003
7:03 pm
[empirex]
turtl sighting
Well - I see that someone had the right idea when starting this community. The Turtle thang rules. I'm curious how many people know about graphitti, Turtl, Sehv or any other dope writers from the D or the Midwest. Either way here is one of my favorites... Its from Southbound Lodge by the Motor City Casino.

I would like to see more people post Turtls... they ARE everywhere - get your cameras - digital and film...go to work...






Current Mood: fair to cloudly
Friday, December 26th, 2003
10:51 pm
[laa13laa]
First post...
Well, this is my first post here...but I must say whoever thought to create a community dedicated to TRTL is kick ass! I live down at Wayne State, so info like this about music/art in Detroit is appreciated...talk to you all later...
Monday, December 22nd, 2003
1:53 pm
[dalailamafarma]
supa new lansingite
Well, I live in Lansing, but I saw some of trtl's work when I was driving down I-75 the other month... this community is making me wanna drive down to Detroit to check out more graffiti.

I want a trtl shirt bad now, haha.

keep it cool,

-sam.

Current Mood: chill
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2003
10:06 pm
[btrfly9irl]
Monday, August 4th, 2003
4:35 pm
[devanshi]
Ahh, its awsome that theres a commmunity for the detroit turtles. (and for d music, events, etc.) But, i wanted to ask, i herd thatC-pop Gallery is selling Turtele T-shirts. Dose anyone know anything about this? Cause i would totally love to have one:)
thnx
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